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April 7, 2014 Minutes  

April 7, 2014

North Platte, Nebraska

 

Meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Present were Commissioners Duane Deterding, Willis Roethemeyer, Joe Hewgley and County Clerk, Rebecca Rossell. Roethemeyer offered prayer. Chairman Deterding called the meeting to order at 9:00 A.M.

 

Chairman Deterding announced the Open Meeting Act with amendments is posted for public review and the county board will comply with the open meeting requirements.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting held on March 31, 2014. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to receive and order filed the treasurer’s receipts. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the right of way application by Electric Rain, Inc. as submitted. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the fee reports submitted by the County Clerk and County Court. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recessed at 9:15 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Equalization convened.

 

Chairman Deterding announced the Open Meeting Act with amendments is posted for public review and the county board will comply with the open meeting requirements.

 

County Assessor, Julie Stenger appeared and County Treasurer, Sue Fleck.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the minutes regarding the Lincoln County Board of Equalization meeting held on March 31, 2014. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the certificates of correction or refund submitted by the County Assessor. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption applications submitted by North Platte Catholic Schools, Diocese of Grand Island, and Great Plains Regional Medical Center as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to approve the motor vehicle tax exemption applications submitted by Community Action Partnership of Mid NE, North Platte Baptist Church and West Central District Health Department as recommended for approval by the County Treasurer. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

The Lincoln County Board of Equalization recessed at 9:20 A.M. and the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners reconvened.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the 2014 Victim Witness grant application to be submitted to the Nebraska Crime Commission. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Hewgley, seconded by Roethemeyer to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the 2014 Community-Based Juvenile Services Aid Enhancement grant application as presented. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to set April 28, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. to receive bids for asphalt overlay on Front Street. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to go into closed session at 10:45 A.M. to discuss personnel matter to prevent the needless injury to the reputation of an individual. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays none.

 

Chairman Deterding restated the reason for the closed session.

 

Motion by Roethemeyer, seconded by Hewgley to go into open session at 11:17 A.M. Upon roll call vote Roethemeyer, Hewgley and Deterding voted “aye”. Nays, none.

 

No action was taken following the closed session.

 

County Board members met with other elected officials at noon.

 

Approved the following claims as presented for payment:

 

The meeting was adjourned at 1:15 P.M.

 

Advance notice and the agenda for the April 7, 2014 were sent to the county board and all others requesting the same. Notice was posted at the Lincoln County Courthouse, City Hall and on the county website.

 

The agenda for the meetings to be held on Monday, April14, 2014 will be kept continually current and open for inspection at the office of the Lincoln County Clerk. The regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will be at the Lincoln County Courthouse in the Commissioners Room at 9:00 A.M. The regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Equalization will be at the Lincoln County Courthouse in the Commissioners Room at 9:15 A.M.

 

Rebecca J. Rossell

Lincoln County Clerk

 

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